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Josephine Locke papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0113

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of notes, guidebooks, prints, and photographs created and collected by Josephine Locke on her travels in Europe and the Far East. In addition to notebooks filled with Locke's observations on the art she viewed, many of the prints include handwritten annotations. Also included is a signed photograph of Rabindranath Tagore.

Dates

  • circa 1900-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical note

Josephine Locke (1851-1919) was an artist, author, and lecturer in Los Angeles, where she was an active member of the Ruskin Art Club. Ms. Locke worked as supervisor of art in the Chicago public schools befoe settling in Los Angeles. She lectured on art and religion in Florence and Paris, and traveled in Africa and Asia, where she developed a strong interest in Japanese art and culture.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of notes, guidebooks, prints, and photographs created and collected by Josephine Locke on her travels in Europe and the Far East. In addition to notebooks filled with Locke's observations on the art she viewed, many of the prints include handwritten annotations. Also included is a signed photograph of Rabindranath Tagore. Josephine Locke (1851-1919) was an artist, author, and lecturer in Los Angeles, where she was an active member of the Ruskin Art Club. Ms. Locke worked as supervisor of art in the Chicago public schools befoe settling in Los Angeles. She lectured on art and religion in Florence and Paris, and traveled in Africa and Asia, where she developed a strong interest in Japanese art and culture.

Processing Information

The collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Josephine Locke papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Sue Luftschein
Date
2019 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States